Queensland Ambulance Service

Health Minister Welcomes 22 New QLD Paramedic Jobs

Ambulance stations around the state have been boosted by the placement of 22 New QLD paramedic jobs. Announced in January, the Health Minister for Queensland, Lawrence Springboard, welcomed the 22 Advanced Paramedics into the Queensland Ambulance Service. Mr. Springboard hailed the occasion as further proof that… “The Newman Government is committed to delivering the best possible ambulance service focused on patient care”. The new QLD paramedic jobs are just another reason for the Queensland Ambulance Service to be regarded as a world leader in emergency paramedic care. In addition to the new QLD paramedic jobs, the current liberal government has already delivered an additional 120 paramedics over and above attrition rates and invested $51 million this financial year to deliver 155 paramedic vehicles and 11 new and replacement ambulance stations. Read More

Queensland Ambulance Service Response Times

Queensland Ambulance Service Response Times One of the key ways that the Queensland Ambulance Service is able to measure its performance is to calculate their response times to incidents. The response time is the amount of time it takes for a Queensland Ambulance Service paramedic to arrive at the scene of an emergency. When Every Second Counts In the event of a medical emergency every second counts. Mere minutes can mean the difference between life and death when it comes to having access to life-saving treatment and resources that the Queensland Ambulance Service has to offer. That is why reducing response times is one of the most important goals of any ambulance and paramedic service. Read More

Queensland Ambulance Service: Humble Beginnings

The Queensland Ambulance Service Merges It was in 1991 that the QATB merged with dozens of additional emergency response centres to become what it is now known today - the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS). There is probably no greater example of a state ambulance service success story like the QAS. Today it is a beacon of light and a model for quality health care not only within the great country of Australia, but also the world. Read More

QLD Paramedics Needed on Fraser Island

For many it may come as a surprise that the Queensland Ambulance Service is the fourth largest of its kind in the world. They have the overwhelming task of providing quality emergency medical treatment across 1.8 million square kilometres. QLD paramedics are truly the unsung heroes of the state and there is no better time than now to join their ranks. Would you like to know more about becoming a QLD paramedic and meeting the needs of communities like Fraser Island? If you have questions or you are interested in speaking with a paramedic course advisor, call the Australian Paramedical College today on (07) 5562 2212. We would love to help you join the amazing team of QLD paramedics that service the great state of Queensland. Read More

Paramedic Jobs in QLD: Standards for EMD & PTO Employees

Standards for EMD & PTO Paramedic Jobs in QLD Do you want to know what it takes to land Emergency Medical Dispatcher & Patient Transport Officer paramedic jobs in QLD? Did you know that there are many paramedic career paths available within the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS)? Whether you have previous experience within the health services industry or no medical experience at all, there are several paramedic jobs in QLD for Emergency Medical Dispatcher & Patient Transfer Officer positions. As you will discover, both positions require a unique set of training and education. As such, we have listed the minimum standard of education and training that is acceptable for both paramedic jobs in QLD, in particular the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS). This enables the QAS to provide a high level of paramedic service and quality emergency health care. Read More

How to become a Paramedic in Queensland: QAS Employment

The Standards to Become a Paramedic QLD Ambulance Service Employee Do you want to become a paramedic QLD Ambulance Service Employee? Did you know that there are many QLD paramedic career paths available within the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS)? Whether you have previous experience within the health services industry or no medical experience at all, there are several employment opportunities for Intensive Care Paramedics and Advanced Care Paramedics. As you will discover, both QLD paramedic positions require a unique set of skills and training. In order to provide a high level of paramedic service and quality emergency health care, the Queensland Ambulance Service offers a guide to the minimum standard of education and training that is acceptable for each QLD paramedic job. Read More

Queensland Ambulance Service Paramedic Pathways

Once the Queensland Ambulance Service paramedic eligibility requirements have been meet, your next step is deciding which pathway you can take to become a paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service. That brings us to the (B) in becoming a paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service. Read More